Jumanji

Other mistake: This is about the collector's edition DVD cover. On the back cover, the blurb says "With the help of young orphans Judy." But the cover doesn't make any mention of her brother. It should say "young orphans Judy and Peter" or "young orphan Judy."

Other mistake: Alan's dice rolls throughout the movie does not add up to the 33 steps needed to win the game. The four paths vary from 32-35 steps to win. Alan rolls a 5, Then his next roll isn't visible but the location of the elephant, when Robin Williams returns after being hunted by Van Pelt, is square 9, making his roll a 4 (the dice shows 3 but they aren't reliable since they could've shifted in the commotion). His next roll is a 7 and the winning roll is a 3 for a total of 19. Even if we allow his second (questionable) roll to score 11 it still only lands him on 26. Alan never rolls a bonus roll. And no, shortcuts across the board weren't used since Alan's elephant finishes its original path when it crosses into Jumanji. Furthermore, statements made by the cast that they only need a certain roll to win the game are pretty much all inaccurate if you count their rolls and steps along their path.

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Suggested correction: It's possible that where the paths cross don't count as "spaces" since two players can't be on the same path. Meaning each path is only 26 spaces (including the final Jumanji space). If we do count Alan's 2nd roll as 11 then he won in the required amount of spaces. The only two that are actually inaccurate are when Peter stated he was 10 spaces away when he cheated (he would have been 19 spaces away) and Sarah being 12 spaces away when she only rolled a 3.

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Continuity mistake: When the insect sits on the windowshield of the car Robin Williams says that the insects can't make a hole, they are safe, then the insect makes a hole, the car drives away creating havoc on the road because of extreme bad driving. The car stops, they get out, then there is no hole in the windowshield. (00:40:10)

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Trivia: The music playing when Van Pelt enters the store to buy a new rifle and ammo is no less than the Mexican national anthem, and it was- by the way- eliminated from the film soundtrack when this movie played in Mexico. (01:00:25)

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Question: When Judy was stung by that plant and she collapsed, I never really understood what happened. She collapsed but was she poisoned and killed or just paralyzed? Anybody have the faintest idea? That's the only bit I never understood. I thought she was shot by poisonous darts...

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Answer: Since the barb was poisonous, she was dying. This is seen when she begins looking pale and a few seconds later she isn't moving. Finishing the game was the only way to save her life.

Chosen answer: She was just temporarily immobilized by the venom - it wears off after a few minutes.

The Doctor

No, it doesn't. Alan said the purple plants shoot poisonous barbs. After being hit, by them, Judy was slowly being poisoned to death.

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